Brian Hillger is a Senior Director on the Cloud + Enterprise marketing team focused on product marketing for Windows Server, System Center, and Azure services focused on datacenter scenarios. In this role, Brian is responsible for product marketing strategy, technical thought leadership, product management, and positioning and messaging in the datacenter space. Prior to this role, Brian led marcom strategy and execution, including global advertising, digital marketing, demand generation, launches, and events for the Server and Cloud Platform business. Brian has also served as the Microsoft Office Launch Lead in the U.S. subsidiary where he planned and orchestrated the readiness and the joint business launch of Microsoft Office, Windows Vista, and Exchange Server in the United States. Prior to Microsoft, Brian spent over 10 years in software marketing, management, and finance positions. Brian holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar. Brian also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.